Misconceptions

“But deliberate neglect or, as with some of the “modernists,” complete denial of the Sunnah is nothing but open contravention of the Holy Book.”[1] – Shah Shahidullah Faridi From the traditionalist perspective, following the sunnah of the Prophet is an integral part of the faith and is commanded by the Quran itself. The charge levelled […]

The hadith followers in their earnest attempt to advocate the legality of following the hadith and sunna of the prophet, play on a corrupted interpretation of the Quranic command to “obey God and obey the Messenger”. They claim that obeying God is to obey the Quran while as obeying the Messenger is to obey his […]